springtime pests

The weather is just about perfect for getting back to everything we love about the outdoors, except for one thing: those pesky insects! Florida pests are out and about, looking for food, water, shelter, and places to breed. At best, insects are annoying; at worst, they can be destructive to your property or even pose…

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termite control

Monday marked the beginning of Termite Awareness Week across the U.S. Along with the National Pest Management Association (NPMA), we’re working to raise public awareness about these destructive pests. Here’s what you need to know about termites in our area and what you can do to make your home and property less attractive to termites. Local…

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Crushing Formosan and subterranean termites with 4,000 pounds of pressure per square inch   We’re proud to be the first pest control company in Florida and the only company in Jacksonville to offer the Termidor HP High Precision Injection System. This revolutionary system, developed by BASF, is the only technology that provides the best termite…

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Florida fall pests

If you find that Florida’s fall pests are making themselves at home while your attention is on little ghosts and goblins, you’re not alone. When temperatures begin to fall, some insects and other pests move indoors to find water and food, so you may notice your indoor pest population going up. Fall pest-proofing tips You…

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termite pretreatment

The Jacksonville Jaguars’ first 2015 preseason appearance gives “home game” new meaning. The game will be most fans’ first chance to see the home being built inside the gates of EverBank Field by Dream Finders Homes. We are very proud to be a part of this project, which will result in the donation of the…

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Jacksonville pest control

The Jacksonville-area housing market has seen very positive gains in the first half of 2015, resulting in more homeowners considering putting their homes up for sale. If you’ve made the decision to take advantage of current market conditions and sell your home, your to-do list is sure to include making your property look its best…

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After a long trek across the world, two exotic species of termites – considered to be two of the most destructive species in the world – have united and possibly found love here in Florida. Thought to have arrived decades ago via cargo shipments, Asian and Formosan subterranean termites are known to have a habitat…

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Turner Pest Control technician Shawn Svehla named the 2013 Termite Technician of the Year by PCT Magazine. Svehla was selected from a pool of nominations from pest control companies across the U.S. The selection criteria included: commitment to the industry; excellence in safety, customer relations and leadership skills; and community service.  Svehla will be honored…

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The weather in Florida is getting cooler.  Turner Pest Control wants to remind you that while this cooler weather may be a welcomed change for many homeowners, your routine pest control should not change. A common mistake homeowner’s will make is to assume that there is no need for pest control in the winter because…

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The importance of a wood-boring pest inspection when buying a home. Before closing on the purchase of a new home, it is important to have two home inspections. The difference between these inspection types may not be apparent to everyone. Your basic Home Inspection – Hire a qualified home inspector who will do an inspection…

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